Simhasana – The Lion Pose

Yoga has used nature and wildlife as it reference point due to which there are so many asanas related to it. Simhasana is one of those asanas which adds glory to your face and you can easily see the difference. Yoga is an age-old process which has been quite a favorite amount all the age-old-yogis. Even though Simhasana mean lion pose if taken the literal meaning, in Sanskrit ‘simha’ means ‘the powerful one’. It emits lot of force when you perform this asana. Similar to the roar of the lion this asana is performed in the exact fashion to draw as much usefulness as possible. The asana depicts the fierceness of the lion which benefits those parts of the body …

Yoga Symbols

The study of Yoga symbols is an ancient science created centuries ago to carry health, peace of mind, and happiness to people who have learned it. There is a wide collection of yoga symbols that are being used these days. In ancient times, holy men called “rishis”, watched birds, animals, and other creatures, as well as plants, to develop asanas, movements, and postures. Asanas was the Sanskrit name for positions in yoga, and as new asanas were created, so were the forming of yoga symbols that resembled these creatures. A lot of these asanas or positions in yoga were named after the plants and animals that they be similar to, these included Bakasana, Matsyasana, Shalabhasana, Simhasana, Vatayasana, Padmasana, and Suryasana. …